Fisheries economics and trade
Analysis of the Economic Impact of Technology on Commercial Fishing EC
DG Fisheries (European Commission) - Project Dates:
Description of Project:
Part of a EU joint study coordinated by LEI, Netherlands, to examine the transition of technological innovations in different fisheries – Scottish pelagic, Dutch beam trawl, Danish and Mediterranean trawlers. Technological changes were plotted over a 20 year time horizon and the impact was quantified through the application of production functions.
Poseidon / RBL was specifically responsible for work undertaken in the Scottish pelagic fishery.